Robert Gagnon

Robert Gagnon portrait

Robert Gagnon

Senior Instructor/Master Teacher
UCCS

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Office Hours :
  • A331 Osborne Center for Science & Engineering

Robert "Bobby" Gagnon has a diverse education background. He has a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Space Studies from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and his thesis was focused on Project-Based Learning. He has eight years in the classroom in elementary education, which helps him bring a unique perspective to the UCCSTeach program. He has teaching experience at the elementary, middle, high school, and university levels, including being an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Regis University, and Colorado State University, Pueblo. Mr. Gagnon's broad experience includes serving as a Space Education Specialist at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs. During this time, Mr. Gagnon created two Master's level science content courses for educators. He was the program director of the Space Foundation's Teacher Liaison program, which has over 250 educators from 43 different states. He has provided training in educational content and concept all over the country.

Courses Taught

  • UTED 1010 - Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching
  • UTED 1020 - Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design
  • UTED 4710 - Project-Based Instruction
  • UTED 4730 - Apprentice Teaching/Seminar